Surfing in Santa Teresa | Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

Surfer in Santa Teresa

Surfing is one of the popular activities among tourists visiting Santa Teresa. The whole coastline is consistent year round. The frequency and quality of waves is ideal for surfing  for the learners to the fearless experts.  If you are a beginner, you will find  moderate beach-breaks  spots from Playa Carmen to Santa Teresa and further north. The water is warm, so there is no need for wet-suits   Surfing makes you fit, gets you a good tan and most of all it gives you so much fun. Just carry on a sunscreen or Lycra if you want to avoid tanning.  Early morning and late evenings offer perfect conditions for surfing as  you can surf glassy lefts and rights at this time.

Learning to surf is a wonderful experience especially if you are guided by professional surf teachers. You can find several surfing schools in Santa Teresa. Most of them provide individual as well as group surfing classes in English, Italian and Spanish languages. Advance surfing courses are also available for the professionals.

La Lora and Suck Rock are the popular surfing spots in Santa Teresa.

Surf schools/camps in Santa Teresa

  • Costa Rica surf and SUP: The school offers surfing lessons, paddle boarding tours for individuals, groups and families. It has highly experienced trainers. The owner and instructor Benny, specialises in providing women-specific lessons for all levels. Website
  • Del Soul Surf School : Founded by Amit Londner who is a lifetime surfer. They have surf classes for all age groups i.e. from adults to 3 year old children. You can also choose personalised guides.
  • Kina Surf shop lessons : Great place to pick up good boards at reasonable prices. They have got well-trained staff to take you on waves.